nautical card

Welcome to a fun blog hop! has released a new collection called Rest & Refresh! It’s an awesome summer collection of stamps, stencils and more that you can check here. Today we celebrate with an inspirational blog hop and lots of giveaways.

video tutorial

You can enjoy the video below or at my YouTube channel

close-up photos


supplies & coupon code

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Rest and Refresh
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Simon Says Stamp Stencil BOUYS…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps YOUR LIGHT…
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Therm O Web PURPLE TAPE Easy Release…
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Inkadinkado EMBOSSING MAGIC Powder…
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WOW Embossing Powder OPAQUE BRIGHT…
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Tonic CLASSIC GOLD Nuvo Fine Detail…
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Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS CUBE…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# SOFT…
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Tonic GOLD DUST A4 Glitter Cardstock…
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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Studio Katia GLUE sk2120
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Tonic DELUXE ADHESIVE Nuvo Glue 200N
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May Arts KRAFT Baker’s Twine Twisted…
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Tim Holtz Tonic GLASS MEDIA MAT 1914e
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SimonSaysStamp is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop from your blog comment section. So make sure to leave comments all along! They will choose the winners over the weekend and post on Simon Says Stamp  blog on Wednesday, the 12th of June.

next stop

The next stop on the blog hop is Heather Ruwe

more inspiration

Would you like more inspiration on nautical cards? You can check THIS post and THIS


  1. I enjoyed your video. I like your nautical card formula of navy, red, white and a touch of twine.

  2. Ya can’t beat navy blue , red and white for a nautical theme!! Love the background and everything about your card. The twine really adds something extra special. Looking forward to receiving this stamp set! Love all things relating to the ocean/beach and the sentiments are great for encouragement. Thanks, Vicky!

  3. Great card Miss Vicky P. As always! You make me want to get into my car and head for the coastline. Great video, with my favorite music at the end…lol
    Thank you always for being such an inspiration. This has been such a wonderful Blog Hop.

  4. I love your cards so much! Thank you for always have such great ideas that I can use for stepping stones to my own ideas! Your really are an inspiration! Thank you so much!

  5. This card is nautical to the core with the red, white & navy papers & inks & it brings back memories of when we had our sailboat. sigh… Super card Vicky!

  6. What a lovely design! I appreciate the inspiration for a masculine card as I find these challenging. 🙂

  7. Fantastic nautical theme design. Love the colour combination saw a lot of that at the regattas last summer, brought back lots of great memories x

  8. I love your navy card stock with the coral and white color combo with the hint of gold. The SSS Rest and Refresh release offer so many options. I like your choice of the nautical sailing card scene.

  9. Wow! Love that card. The colour scheme is so nautical. The layers make such an elegant touch and the gold finishes it off perfectly. Thanks for the inspiration ?

  10. Who doesn’t love a nautical themed card? Vicky, once again, you’ve taken a stamp set to the next level by creating a card that should be considered a keepsake piece of art! Thank you for continuing to share your talents with us! ⛵ p.s. Love, love, love the background!!!

  11. Some of my favorite cards on this blog hop have been the nautical cards and I love this one! All the card designers on this hop are creating beautiful cards from this new release, but I do love a nautical theme and find it inspiring! Thanks!

  12. I absolutely love everything about your card1 The white embossing paste looks gorgeous against the navy card stock! I love the twine and the lovely nautical stamps!

  13. Your card is beautiful ! Thank you for the inspiration, you just gave me the solution I needed for a card : paper piecing !!!! It’s a great technique and it’s perfect on your card.

  14. I love this card!! I also tend to use red, blue, and white on my nautical themed cards. I really like the look of the gold. I need to try that instead of my usual tan/kraft.

  15. Vicky your creations are always amazing and inspire me! I love your voice, your style and your end products. Thank you xx

  16. Hi Vicky, This was another beautiful video. In the beginning I didn’t see that you had any card stock under the stencil and I wondered how you were going to use that embossing medium on your glass mat! It made me laugh AND pay extra attention to figure out this new techniquet!

  17. Great red, white and blue card! I had no idea embossing paste could create such a pure white on dark cardstock, and the paper piecing you did added so much to the final design. Lovely!

  18. I was on your site for the flowers and amazing pages earlier today then I found this fun blog hop. I have never done one of these but I loved your skills, creativity and beautiful work. Much thanks for shairng.

  19. i love the look of jute or heavy twine with nautical cards and the color choices you made were spot on! great job vicky! thanks for sharing

  20. I love your colors for nautical! Creating your background with paste and stencil gives extra dimension!

  21. I love the touch of gold and the twine that you added to your card! It is nice to go back to old techniques.

  22. Thank you for sharing another amazing card, Vicky! Love the colour combination , it’s so striking and really suits the nautical theme.

  23. Love your card! That looks so great on the blue paper!!
    (Been watching you since Lily Pad days! ?)

  24. I love the white stamping on the dark blue background – it is perfect for nautical images like the sailboat.

  25. Vicky, I’m alway amazed with your beautiful and creative cards. I have been following you for many years.

  26. Beautiful yet simple… What I always love about your cards!!! Thank you so much for sharing!!! ?

  27. I just love this card. It has sparked my creativity and I cant wait to get started.
    Take care Tracy

  28. My daughter loves everything boat themed, and she adores your card and wants to make it now! ?Thanks for sharing your work!

  29. Another fabulous creation Vicky. Just love your style and the way you present your videos. You are my favourite teacher ?

  30. Another fabulous creation Vicky. Beautiful cards. Greta release again from SSS! So much to choose from!

  31. Vicky this card is so beautiful!!! I especially love the all navy theme…. this would be the perfect masculine card as well! Love it!

  32. Beautiful, summery card. I live by Lake Erie and see many boats like this out on the lake on nice summer days. I learned something new today while watching your video. I appreciate the time your took to put that together. Thank you!

  33. I really like how you used mostly blue & white & then popped some red in…looks awesome!

  34. As always, I enjoy the start to finish of your card construction videos. This is a lovely card that showcases that nautical stamp set so beautifully. Love all the layers to this card – from the gold sparkle to give the shine and the buoys for texture to the sailboats and the red flag for the sentiment!

  35. Love your paper pieced card with the lovely background, the navy blue and white is a great combination.

  36. Awesome card Vicky I always love a good nautical theme and this new release has it all.
    Thank you so much for showing your awesome inspiration.

  37. Love this card and the beautiful blue, white, red and gold combination. I always love watching you create!

  38. Thanks for sharing this fun nautical card! I really like the images and sentiments in this release, especially the nautical ones. They are perfect for masculine cards and for anyone who loves to enjoy some Vitamin Sea! 😉

  39. As always, Vicki, a beautiful card. Love how you used the white paste and embossing powder to make the white images against the navy background. Thanks for the video.

  40. Love your card Vicky. It’s another great release and I’ve already placed my order. Thank you for the inspiration.

  41. Great cards I love the red, white and navy combination, the gold also lends a little lift to the cards.

  42. What a pretty card. I love the you used the dark cardstock with the white embossing. I wish I had the fussy cutting skills to paper piece. I love that look. TFS.

  43. Your nautical card is beautiful, Vicky! I love the crisp white on the navy background…so summery! Thanks for making a video showing us how you created this beauty!!

  44. I really didn’t see the appeal of the buoy stencil until this hop. I just love the bright white on the navy with all the fun naval imagery. Thanks for sharing with us!

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